If the shoe fits, you've found your Halloween costume.
As much fun as it is to make your own elaborate costume for Halloween, it's possible October 31 just snuck up on you this year. Well, have no fear procrastinators, because whipping up a Halloween costume from your closet is easier than you think, and if you're in need of last-minute Halloween costume ideas, then you may just find one in your own wardrobe. Costumes don’t need to be intricate and expensive to be unique, and plenty of easy Halloween costumes can be made with items you already own.
The worst part of Halloween: realizing your great costume idea is going to cost way too much money to put together. While you may dream of walking into your Halloween party in a getup that would even make Heidi Klum jealous, it's possible that's just not in your budget this year.
The third season was packed with a full range of costume ideas to choose from. With all the Stranger Things merch available online, costume shopping will be a breeze. Now that you've been properly briefed, check out all the best Stranger Things costume ideas you can DIY.
Add a festive touch to your fall table. When it comes to Halloween decor, we'll be the first to admit that there's a fine line between creatively creepy and terrifyingly tacky. Whether you're hosting an elaborate Halloween party or just want to watch some of the best Halloween movies on Netflix while bingeing on the best Halloween treats, you'll want to make sure your house is festive and fun for the holiday—and your dining table is the perfect place to start.
Can you dig these 1970s-inspired Halloween costumes? The era is known for for its denim jumpsuits, signature bell bottoms, and of course, platform shoes. Since Halloween gives you an excuse to dress up as whatever you'd like, it makes sense that you'd want to channel some '70s vibes for your look this year.
Or, if you're not yet sold on the idea of a poodle skirt or slick leather jacket, we're happy to persuade you. For starters, post-cheerleading Sandy has got to be one of the easiest last-minute Halloween costumes for women ever. Bonus points if you've got a high school sweetheart of your own: The Sandy-Danny combo is one of the best Halloween costumes for couples, and you likely already have everything you need to make it happen waiting in your closet.
In our experience, there are two types of people in this world: Those who spend weeks planning their month-long Halloween festivities (complete with a big bash, plenty of horror movies, and several over-the-top costumes) and those who wait until the last-minute to decide what they'll wear—or if they'll even dress up. Think outside the traditional Halloween, err, coffin, with this old school tattoo-themed nail art by Emily Isabella that could work with a variety of costumes—or just on their own!
I mean, who doesn't love a new 'do?
Disney has perfected the formula for pulling at our heart strings. The iconic film studio has been making movies since 1933, which makes curating a list of the best Disney movies of all times that much harder. From Disney classics like Mary Poppins and Snow White to more current favorites like Frozen and Moana, the best Disney movies have warmed our hearts, taught us lessons, kept us entertained, and have somehow managed to get better and better each time we watch them.
Add sugar, spice and spookiness to your dessert table. October 31st is basically an open invitation to eat Halloween desserts and Halloween candy all day, right? When it comes time to host a Halloween party, festive and fun Halloween cupcakes should always be on the menu.
Like the humble witch ensemble, the vampire is undoubtedly one of the most popular Halloween costumes of all time, and for good reason: It has just enough creep factor for the spooky holiday, plus with creative makeup (which is really what takes the look to the next level), it's easy to pull together. Minus Count Dracula's cape and maybe some fangs to place over your teeth, chances are you can get by at the last minute with wardrobe staples. For more traditional vampires cut from storybooks, a black suit or a dress will do just fine.
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Don't stop there, delight little ghouls with spooky-cute Halloween cupcakes, celebrate day of the dead or and just enjoy a pumpkin that's really a cake—all in our collection of fun Halloween foods. Get the recipe from Delish.
Come October 31, the best way to get in the spooky spirit is with homemade, decorated Halloween cookies. Whether you choose to make Halloween sugar cookies, meringues, sandwich cookies, or makeover ready-made baked goods, these easy and delicious Halloween desserts will serve as the ultimate warmup for your kid's trick-or-treating festivities. Plus, if you're planning a Halloween party, these grab-and-go treats, which are best served with one of these boozy (or non-alcoholic!) Halloween cocktails, let your guests satisfy their sweet tooth without stealing the other Halloween appetizers'' thunder.
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You should be afraid — very afraid — of these creepy Halloween cakes. Pumpkin chocolate layer cake makes the perfect centerpiece for Halloween parties, while a devilishly delicious Halloween bundt cake is a great way to fuel-up for trick-or-treating. With some of these Halloween desserts, you'll even have a few more party guests at your house like mummies, ghosts, witches and — worst of all — spiders.
Bring the Sanderson sisters into your home ... if you dare.
Arachnophobes better steer clear of your front lawn.
What, like it's hard?